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At the Berlin Biennale, Are DIS Pranksters or Practitioners of the Present?

by Vanessa Gravenor
A post-internet dystopian fairyland—this was my first reaction to the 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Curated by DIS, the art collective behind DIS magazine, the exhibition promised to be full of post-internet art, advertisements, and corporate aesthetics, as was made apparent by branding techniques and imagery on the Biennale website as early as 2014, when the curatorial team was announced. In the weeks preceding the Biennale, posters were mounted outside KW Institute for... [more]
Posted by Vanessa Gravenor on 6/10/16
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What Should the Accelerationist Fantasy Look Like?

by Josie Thaddeus-Johns
A crowd of chic young things stands on the balcony of a 13th century palace in the heart of Bologna, mingling as if their lives depended on it. On three sides, the sounds of different stages of electronic music are wafting into the night, while projected beams light up the masonry, young technology showing off the old building in a chiaroscuro of centuries. The 8th edition of Bologna’s music and art festival, Robot08, took place from October 7 to 10, 2015. Focused on sounds from the electronic... [more]
Posted by Josie Thaddeus-Johns on 10/19/15